Bands play a very important part in the St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Dublin and throughout the Festival itself. Bands from Ireland and around the world thrilled audiences with their musical mastery and flair, and many took part in the 2015 Band Competition.
This year’s winners are:
Best Overall Band: Charlotte Catholic High School, North Carolina, USA
Spirit of the Festival: Musikkapelle Garmich, Germany
Sectional Award Youth Band: Clondalkin Youth Marching Band, Dublin, Ireland
Sectional Award Adult Band: University of Southern Mississipi, Mississippi, USA
Discretionary Award: Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band, Louisiana, USA
A huge congrats to all who took part!